Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development
Finding our passion is a big challenge for all of us as human beings. At some point in life, we try to figure out what our purpose in this world is, what our future will look like. And for
Editor's Note: Today marks a special day for WordPress. Powering many websites (and yes, Smashing Magazine is one of them), it celebrates its 13th birthday today. Happy birthday, dear Word
If you’re a footloose creative soul searching for a more affordable and friendly space than a typical rented or home office, coworking could work for you. Coworking spaces are pop
Personal side projects are a cornerstone of creative growth and discovery. While they might not always result in financial gain, the long-term benefits are often much more useful. Benefits
456 Berea St. | Web Standards
I like to keep my CSS tidy and consistently formatted. One of the tools I use to help with that is stylelint. If anyone’s curious, this post explains how I configure it. Read full postPosted in CSS.
Whenever I mention that I don’t use CSS preprocessors I tend to get strange looks from people who cannot imagine writing CSS without Sass. And so I have to defend my choice and explain why, over and
Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w
In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is f
Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi
W3C | Web Standards
The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of CSS Flexible Box Layout Module Level 1. The specification describes a CSS box model optimized f
The W3C Social Web Working Group is calling for implementations of Webmention, which is now a Candidate Recommendation. Webmention provides a mechanism for a website to notify other websites that it h
The Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group has published three documents for which reviews are actively sought. The Data on the Web Best Practices document offers advice on how data of all kinds
The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of CSS Cascading and Inheritance Level 3. One of the fundamental design principles of CSS is casca
CMS Wire | Content Management
Before the internet transformed the way we purchase goods and services, brands relied on advertising and communications to emotionally engage us. Not much has changed, except today, regardles
The rise of artificial intelligence makes for sensational headlines. Over the last few months the hype around ‘bots’ has gone into overdrive following Facebook and Microsoft&r
Microsoft is integrating Skype-enabled chat capabilities into Office Online, the browser-based version of its productivity tools (Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint and Word). Continue reading...
Software sold as a “service” might work as a business model, but for the customer — at least for this customer — buying marketing SaaS sucks. I didn’t arrive at that s
Predictive analytics is currently one small piece of the MarTech ecosystem. Brands juggle more than a dozen MarTech solutions and app SDKs to try and capture some return on investment (ROI).
Search Engine Watch | SEO
Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from around the world of search marketing and beyond.
Last week, Google’s John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that Google's latest, stronger Mobile Friendly Update has been fully rolled out.
It’s SEO that may lead traffic to the site and help it reach a higher position on SERPs, but it’s UX that will determine whether the traffic can be maintained and converted into the set goals.
It is well-known that in order to get a good return on investment in terms of marketing, online retailers need to be constantly in front of their customers.
While marketers realise the importance of mobile, many of them have yet to catch up with consumer expectations, or realise how SEO and mobile work together.